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Do you have a question about Walk For A Cure? Read through the FAQs below, and if you can't find the answer you're looking for, please get in touch with our events team on firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I register for Walk For a Cure 2023?
Decide which location you would like to take part in here and follow the information on screen to register your details. You will then receive your confirmation email from Njuko our registration platform with further details and a link to your JustGiving fundraising page from JustGiving.
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Can I register for Walk For a Cure as a team?
You certainly can! Please register here and follow the prompts to include the names and contact details of everybody in your team. The team lead will then receive a confirmation email with a link to your team fundraising page through JustGiving.
Please note that you can have up to five members in one team.
Can children join Walk For a Cure?
Yes, children are welcome to take part in the walk as part of a team. Please note that anybody under 17 who would like to take part, will need to register and be supervised on the day by an adult over 18.
Can I register for Walk For A Cure on the day?
It is recommended that you sign up in advance to help the Walk For A Cure events run smoothly and safely. There will be limited availability for sign-ups on the day.
When will I receive my t-shirt and lanyard?
You can pick your lanyard and t-shirt up from the event village the morning of the walk.
What should I do if I can no longer attend the event?
We’re so sorry to hear you can no longer attend. If you could please email us on email@example.com with your full name and the location you were due to attend, we can make sure to cancel your registration.
What do I do if I have not received a registration confirmation email?
If you have not received a registration confirmation email, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I volunteer for Walk For A Cure?
You certainly can! If you would still like to take part in the day but do not think the walk is for you, we would love to welcome you as a volunteer to any of the chosen locations. To find out more and apply to volunteer,
Where can I take part in Walk For A Cure?
To find your local Walk For A Cure and register, please click here.
What time will the walk begin?
The event village will open at 10am with the walk due to begin at 11.00am. The event village will remain open until 3pm.
How long is the route?
The route is around 5km at each location.
Will the route be signposted?
We have specially planned our walks for their beautiful locations, and each walk will follow a circular route back to the event village. We will also be signposting the route for clear directions and have volunteers along the course to show you the way
Are dogs allowed?
Unfortunately, only assistance dogs will be allowed at our events.
Will there be facilities available in the event village?
There will be toilets available within the village and there will be food and refreshments available to buy. There will also be activities for the whole family to enjoy and many teams from Alzheimer’s Research UK will be present to share current projects we are working on and the amazing impact your support has will have on finding a cure for dementia.
Will water be provided?
There will be water stations available on the day to top up your bottles free of charge.
Will there be food and drink available on the day?
Yes, food and drink will be available to purchase on the day at an extra cost. You are also welcome to bring your own refreshments with you but please note this is an alcohol-free event.
What do I need to bring with me on the day?
Please make sure you bring a refillable water bottle and sensible footwear with you on the day. As all events take place in July, please do check the forecast before you travel and make sure to pack a sunhat and suncream if the sun is shining.
Do I need to check in on the day?
We will be asking everyone to scan in on arrival using a QR code you will receive via email from Njuko (our registration platform) before event day.
Can I park at the events?
We encourage everybody taking part in a Walk For a Cure event to use public transport options where possible as parking will be extremely limited.
However, there will be spaces available at the following locations:
Lee Valley Park, London: there will be a designated car park near the event village with limited availability on the day. The entrance to the car park and event village site is via the A121.
Holyrood Park, Edinburgh: limited parking will be available at Broad Pavement on a first come first served basis.
The Stray, Harrogate: there is some on street parking available on Stray Rein but spaces cannot be guaranteed.
We will be in contact closer to event day with further information on public transport routes and parking availability at the three locations.
I would like further information on the accessibility of Walk For A Cure.
All routes are around 5k in length, however the terrain on each may vary. We encourage you to read about the different locations and routes here before choosing your walk. If you have any accessibility questions about each location and route, please contact the Walk For A Cure team who will be happy to help.
There will be accessible parking available on the day for blue badge holders at both Holyrood Park and Lee Valley Park.
There will be accessible toilets available within the event village and a quieter area with seating away from the stage for those that may wish to use it. Assistance dogs are welcome at our events.
If you would like additional support on the day, carers are welcome to assist you and are not required to complete a registration form.
What are you doing to make this event sustainable?
We are putting many measures in place to make the events as environmentally friendly as possible, including asking our suppliers to use sustainable products, encouraging the local community to volunteer to stop unnecessary travel and where possible, not using single-use plastic in any of our activities on the day.
Is there a fundraising target for this event?
The fundraising target for this event is £100 but this doesn’t mean you have to stop there! Every penny you raise is making sure we find a cure for dementia so we always encourage every supporter to raise as much as they can, you may be surprised at the difference you can make.
How do I set up a fundraising page?
Your fundraising page will automatically be set-up when you register for Walk For A Cure. You will receive an email from JustGiving with a URL link to your unique fundraising page and further information on how to customise and make the most of your page.
How do I set up a team fundraising page?
For more information on how to set-up a team fundraising page, please click here and follow the instructions from JustGiving.
Can I self-donate to Walk For A Cure?
You certainly can! We always encourage your first donation on your JustGiving page to be a self-donation as we have found that your loved ones are more likely to donate if fundraising has already begun. There is no limit on how much you wish to donate and you can do so either on your JustGiving page or offline.
How can I donate my offline donations?
If you have any cash donations you wish to donate towards your minimum fundraising target, please
What do I do if I am having trouble with my JustGiving page?
If you are having any problems with your online fundraising page, please contact
I would like some fundraising materials for my event, where can I find these?
We would love to support you with your fundraising in any way we can. If you’re planning on hosting a fundraising event or would just like some ideas to try and kickstart your donations, please
How do I register to volunteer for Walk For A Cure 2023?
To volunteer at a Walk For A Cure event, please sign up via our Event volunteer page.
What volunteer roles will be available at the event?
There will be a range of roles available on the day, including Greeters, Route Marshals, Start/Finish Marshals, Sweep Marshals, Event Village Helpers, Photographers & ‘Science Communicators’ (dementia researchers). Please see the role descriptions on the Event volunteer page for further information.
May I choose which role I do?
Please indicate on your registration form as to which roles interested you. Whilst we cannot offer a guarantee for your first choice of role, every effort will be made to accommodate any preferences you provide us with.
When will I be needed to volunteer?
Approximately 9am-4pm on event day.
When will I find out about what role I am doing?
A written role briefing will be provided to you approximately two weeks ahead of the event day. It is our hope to also offer an interactive (online) briefing session, which will be recorded and made available to all volunteers.
Do I need to check in on the day?
All volunteers will be required to sign-in on event day. Following sign-in, a short onsite briefing will be given before beginning in your role.
Can I volunteer with my friends and family?
Yes, anyone over the age of eighteen is welcome to apply to volunteer. Please signpost them to the Event volunteer page. We will do our best to allocate friends/family together, where this is made known to us.
Can I claim travel expenses for my travel to the event?
It is our commitment that volunteers should not be out-of-pocket as a result of volunteering with us.
However, please contact us on email@example.com before registering if you have questions about travel costs. Expenses are reimbursed in line with our Volunteer Expenses Policy, and there may be a claim limit in place for each event.
What should I do if I can no longer volunteer at the event?
If you are no longer able to volunteer please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org with your full name and the location you were due to attend, we can make sure to cancel your registration.
What do I do if I have not received a volunteer confirmation email?
If you have not received a registration confirmation email, please contact email@example.com